Congratulations to Madelyn Broome '19, the recipient of the 2019 Gregory T. Pope '80 Prize for science writing. The Pope Prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior for outstanding articles or papers on scientific topics written for a broad audience. A committee consisting of Council members and science writers selected her winning essay "Where is the Water?”. Congratulations Madelyn!
- Friday, May 10, 2019Noah Finkelstein *98 spoke on “Building more inclusive educational environments in physics: understanding and addressing social-psychological factors to support learning.”
- Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019
- Sun, Mar 24, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hack the Drag is a weekend-long hackathon with the aim of providing a safe space for culturally relevant STEM-making and teaching through wearable electronics and drag. Participants will design drag costumes that include programmable lights and other sensors. Participants will be guided through design iteration, circuit-making, and presentation. Participants will make their creations throughout the weekend and show off the final product in a Sunday afternoon drag show.
- Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 7:00 pm
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019"Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception and Creativity" applies math and science in this exciting new course.
- Monday, Oct 7, 2019
We recently had musician, composer, and software engineer Christopher Tignor give a lecture and demo of his amazing generative compositions in the Studio lab for THR/STC 210A, Storytelling with Technology for Performance class. Christopher is a very accomplished musician who is about to release his tenth album using his own live performance software invention which he also shares freely to anyone who is interested.
- Monday, Sep 30, 2019
CST's Associate Director of Science Education, Catherine Riihimaki shared her insights and expertise of effective science communication via her collaboration on the new Princeton podcast "All for Earth". Students, staff and other attendees of the workshop were also treated to a tour of the Broadcast center.
- Mon, Sep 9, 2019, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Welcome to the Class of 2023
As Executive Director of the Council on Science and Technology (CST) at Princeton, Dr. Sami Kahn works to advance the CST’s mission of promoting scientific literacy for all through quality interdisciplinary course development, robust STEM education research, and creative programming. An award-winning STEM educator, teacher educator, and author, she uses her background in science education and law to inform her research and scholarship on inclusive science practices, socioscientific issues (SSI), argumentation, and social justice.